Quotes by Jerry Rice

Jerry Lee Rice Sr. is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers.

The best Quotes and Sayings

To me it was never about what I accomplished on the football field, it was about the way I played the game.

- Jerry RiceAmerican Football & Super Bowl

I think the thing about that was I was always willing to work; I was not the fastest or biggest player but I was determined to be the best football player I could be on the football field and I think I was able to accomplish that through hard work.

- Jerry Rice

Monday Night Football. That was everything to me because you get a chance to show everybody what you're capable of. It's only two teams on that Monday night.

- Jerry RiceAmerican Football & Super Bowl

I don't diet. I'll eat fish; I'll eat baked chicken, pasta, beans. When the body is telling you, 'You need to indulge in something,' you need to give the body what it wants.

- Jerry RiceFood

This is how I started playing: I was playing hooky one day, and the coach and the principal walked up behind me. They scared me, and I ran, and they noticed I could run really fast. They wanted me to come out for the football team.

- Jerry Rice